4 days in Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

4 days in Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

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4 days in Haridwar & Rishikesh Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Haridwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Popular historic sites such as Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Har ki Pauri are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Rajaji Retreat and Swami Vivekanand Park. Get out of town with these interesting Haridwar side-trips: Mussoorie (SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre & Hamers).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Haridwar trip site .

New Delhi to Haridwar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mussoorie, Rajaji Retreat
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
Har ki Pauri ©
Har ki Pauri
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre ©
SOHAM Heritage & Art Centre

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Jhula, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Rishikesh travel planning tool .

You can drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spas
Ram Jhula ©
Ram Jhula

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